Kudos to you, Grand Junction! You came out in unbelievable numbers to vote for the Western Colorado's most "huggable" bass player. You've spoken, the votes have been tallied, and it's time to crown our champion.
While 2014 really stank overall, I can honestly say it was a great year musically. I had the pleasure of rehearsing, jamming, and performing with a number of remarkable people. Take a look at some of the musical highlights of 2014.
To think, some people think bass players are the guys who stand at the back of the band looking like a statue. Somebody forgot to tell these guys. These bassists have some killer moves. Check out these epic bass player fails.
According to bass legend Chuck Rainey, the genius behind countless recordings by Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Steely Dan, Roberta Flack, Quincy Jones, and several of your other favorite artists across every genre, it is imperative for a bass player to be able to read music.
As a matter of fact, that wasn't one of the Duck Dynasty crew playing bass with Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson, and Blake Shelton, at the 2014 Grammys last Sunday. It wasn't a rogue member of ZZ Top that had gotten lost and wound up in the wrong performance, either. That …
Based on my own eye witness account, it seems an average of four out of five bass players performing at Major Mortgage Country Jam play on Fender Jazz basses. Why is this? What bass maker creates the ultimate 'Country' bass? Vote in our online poll.